Video Technology

Video Technology – Our look at streaming video technology, both today and in the future. You’ll read about online video and mobile video – production, video publishing technologies, streaming video delivery technology, etc… etc…

H.264 Codec Is Now FREE – for Free Video – MPEG LA Announces Royalty-Free License

H.264 Codec Is Now FREE   for Free Video   MPEG LA Announces Royalty Free License

I just ran across this most interesting of items.  MPEG LA has announced that they will not charge royalties on Internet Video using the AVC/H.264 codec, when that video is free to end-users, for the lifetime of that license. This goes beyond the previous December …

Tremor Media Announces HTML5 Support for Video Ads

Tremor Media Announces HTML5 Support for Video Ads

Tremor Media announced they're going to begin offering HTML5 support for their video ads, mainly focusing on the iPad and then other mobile platforms. Considering that they reach about 19% of the US population and show around 450 Million ads a month, it's a smart …

Online Video Marketing Basics: Part 4 – Choosing The Right Video Production Equipment

Online Video Marketing Basics: Part 4   Choosing The Right Video Production Equipment

Welcome to Part 4 of our ongoing Online Video Marketing Basics series.  It's intended to be a help—a sort of guide, if you will—for individuals and businesses just getting started with online video.  We've already covered Why You Should Get Involved with online video, Choosing …

The Web Is Dead, Says Wired – But Video Is Alive and Kicking

The Web Is Dead, Says Wired   But Video Is Alive and Kicking

Today  everyone's talking about a piece in Wired Magazine entitled, "The Web Is Dead.” Naturally, they posted the story on their website, and probably in a few other dead media formats as well, like print. The article's first paragraph reveals that its headline is somewhere …

ReelSEO Behind-the-Scenes: MDialog’s HTML5 Streaming and Dynamic Ad Insertion Service

ReelSEO Behind the Scenes: MDialog’s HTML5 Streaming and Dynamic Ad Insertion Service

mDialog recently announced their ability to deliver both streaming video as well as advertising to the Apple platforms (iPad and iPhone specifically). So I sat down with them for a long chat about how they are doing that and to check it out for myself.

PlayOn Brings Hulu, Netflix To IPhone Via Safari, or Does It?

PlayOn Brings Hulu, Netflix To IPhone Via Safari, or Does It?

I found this to be rather interesting, PlayOn if offering a free software update to its Premium subscribers that will work on the iPhone and iPod touch via Safari. That means video from places like Hulu, Netflix, Comedy Central and more can be had on …

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters – HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters   HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Last week, we held our second ReelSEO webinar event titled, "Dive Into HTML5 Video – Learn From The Masters." The webinar was a great success and we had more than 1100 attendees join us for the first hour with more than 500 remaining online past …

YouTube Adds HTML5 Iframe Embed Code, Doesn’t Work On IPhone

YouTube Adds HTML5 Iframe Embed Code, Doesnt Work On IPhone

On Thursday the YouTube blog popped up some new embed code. This time round they're giving us some <iframe> code so you can offer up both HTML 5 and Flash in one quick embed. That's pretty cool.The new iframe is a quick bit of code …

YouTube’s 6 Reasons Why HTML5 Won’t Replace Flash, Yet

YouTubes 6 Reasons Why HTML5 Wont Replace Flash, Yet

YouTube agreed with us on several points lately. We're not sure if they knew they were doing it or not but they have. The main point is that while HTML 5 is cool and has a lot of potential, it's not going to replace Flash …

List of WebM Browsers and Media Players: Watch WebM VP8 Video

List of WebM Browsers and Media Players: Watch WebM VP8 Video

You all know you want to know how to do stuff and we the Reel Masters are back with a new how-to round up. This time we're going to show you how to watch WebM/VP8 encoded video.

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